Archive for September, 2010

Where is Your Ideal Comic Book Reading Location?

You’re flying in a canoe when your wheels fall off. The pointed peak of your previously perfect pond-swimmer is now screaming through the azure blue of a bottomless sky. If the bearded seals aboard the StarJammer don’t do something quickly – like now – you will surely plummet to your doom. Maybe you’ve never had […]

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September State of the Heavens Address: Parables and Preferable Comic Book Blogs

Let me tell you a little story. There once was a hedgehog with a dream. He dreamt that all hedgehogs could live under one flag with complete freedom from religious intolerance and social injustice. This seemed implausible, so he instead turned his efforts toward running at blinding speeds up walls while collecting golden loops. For […]

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Marvel Review – Marvels

Publication: 1994 Writer: Kurt Busiek Quality: 5.0 out of 5 Important for Current Continuity: Yay, Nay, or Ehh? At the vivacious age of 22, I have come to the realization that I am a giant nerd. A huge one. Since you are reading my comic book blog, you probably already realize this, and probably also […]

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A Quick One While He’s Away – Avengers Parody

Hey everybody! It has been far too long since I’ve posted anything on OTB. I know you have been distraught and worried, but then I also know that you are not a real person and that I am talking to an imaginary audience at the moment. That said, I’m planning to jump back into OTB […]

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Marvel Comics Review – The Essential Howard the Duck

Publication: 1975-1978 Writer: Steve Gerber Odin’s Judgment: Quality: 3.8 out of 5 Importance: 0 out of 5 Recommended Reading For: Fans of experimental comics. Lovers of parody and possibly James Joyce. Anyone who has seen only the awful, awful movie. Before someone stumbles across this review of The Essential Howard the Duck and decides to […]